Be A Good Influence (Hosea 7:8-9)

“Ephraim mixes with the nations; Ephraim is a flat cake not turned over. Foreigners sap his strength, but he does not realize it. His hair is sprinkled with gray, but he does not notice.” (Hosea 7:8-9)

Do you remember your parents ever saying, “You can’t hang out with that person- they’re a bad influence!” If so, what they were trying to say was that if you hang out with people of lesser moral standards and values than you, then those people will drag you down with them. (more…)